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Seek first [your heavenly Father’s] kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. - Matthew 6:33 (NIV)

A woman whom I had supervised 35 years before was reaching her retirement and asked me to say a few words on her behalf. I happily agreed. In the presentation of her years at the workplace, she mentioned that I had been so impressed with her work that I went...

Today's Prayer
God, our guide, thank you for caring for our needs. Help us to seek first your kingdom and your righteousness as we receive your blessings and help others. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 6:25-33

Thought for the Day

God can bless me by giving me opportunities to serve others.

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